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Contemporary doorways : architectural entrances, transitions, and thresholds

Author: Catherine Slessor
Publisher: London : Mitchell Beazley, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Doorways are more than just functional divisions of space or security barriers. Throughout the ages, architects have explored the symbolic and aesthetic values of thresholds, doors and entrances. This text surveys examples from around the world.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Slessor
ISBN: 1840005092 9781840005097
OCLC Number: 48752530
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 176 pages : illustrations (some color), plans ; 29 cm
Contents: The doorway : a history --
Eclectic entrances. Engelen Moore ; Kengo Kuma ; Daly Genik ; Future Systems ; Jacques Moussafir ; Christophe Lab ; Ken Shuttleworth ; Herbert Lewis Kruse Blunck ; Ushida Findlay ; Francis Soler ; Williams & Tsien ; John Pawson --
Public façades. A. Campo Baeza ; Arquitectonica ; Frank Gehry, Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao ; Yoshio Tanaguchi ; Jean Nouvel ; Von Gerkan Marg ; Steven Holl ; Marks Barfield ; Mecanoo ; Juhani Pallasmaa ; L & E Beaudouin ; Studio Granda ; Oscar Niemeyer ; Will Bruder ; Design Antenna ; Gigon Guyer ; Kazuyo Sejima ; Foster & Partners --
Outside in. Future Systems ; John Pawson ; Hadi Teherani ; Diller & Scofidio ; Eduardo Souto de Moura ; Philippe Starck ; Herzog & de Meuron --
Transitions & thresholds. Tadao Ando ; UN Studio ; Steven Holl ; Neutlings Riedijk ; Architecture Studio ; C.V. Hølmbakk ; Helmut Richter ; Richard Rogers ; John Winter ; Miralles & Tagliabue ; Erik van Egeraat ; Baumschlager & Eberle ; Alvaro Síza.
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